Monthly Archives: March 2017

Progress or Mirage? It’s All Part of the Plan.

Some thoughts on The Athletic’s Dan Durkins’ evisceration of owner George McCaskey’s comments at the owners meetings in Arizona: “‘We want to continue to see the progress that we’ve seen so far,’ McCaskey said. “Hearing these quotes in the middle of the desert … Continue reading

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Adrian Peterson Remains Unsigned But It’s Not All About the Money

Jeremy Fowler at ESPN  makes claims that former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is demanding too much money. “Adrian Peterson might have priced himself out of signing with a team early in free agency.” “One source from a team in the market for … Continue reading

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Jimmy Garoppolo Won’t Be Moved. Maybe.

Albert Breer at the MMQB.com makes two points in his First and Ten section: 5. I’d expect the Browns to make a real run at Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo. I also know other teams have come away with the impression he’s not … Continue reading

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As The League and Free Agency Moves On, the Bears Have Yet to Address Their Most Underrated Need

NFL Network reporter Tiffany Blackmon says that former Kansas City defensive tackle Dontari Poe will be visiting  with the Jaguars along with former Raider Latavius Murray: DT Dontari Poe is expected to visit the @Jaguars Monday, in addition to RB Latavius Murray. … Continue reading

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Bears Will Give Wright the Freedom to Succeed. Or Enough Rope to Hang Himself.

Of all of the Bears signings in 2017, the one that fascinates me the most is wide receiver Kendall Wright. Wright is an enigma.  Drafted in the first round of the 2012 annual player selection process, the 5’10” 191 lb … Continue reading

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Marcus Wheaton Is a Good Signing But He’s Not Alshon Jeffery

The Bears had what I would call a decent day yesterday as free agency opened at 3PM.  One of the more interesting signings was that of former Steelers wide receiver Marcus Wheaton. Wheaton is exactly  the kind of player that general manager Ryan … Continue reading

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Mike Glennon Might Be the Future Rather Than a Bridge to a Better One

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions.  And mine: “Mike Glennon seems to be getting lost in the midst of all of the [Jimmy] Garoppolo love. What are the odds the Bears go in his direction? — @bearingthenews “Glennon is … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Cutler Sooner Rather Than Later? I Still Doubt It.

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune addresses the Jay Cutler situation: While the Bears have no contractual deadline forcing a move, adding Cutler to the league-wide supply of quarterbacks — either by trade or release — could help their search, … Continue reading

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Talent Vs. Attitude. The Debate Continues But Not for the Bears.

Steve Rosenbloom at the Chicago Tribune makes some good points and some not so good points: This is so [head coach John] Fox: dumping talented players [Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall, Martellus Bennett and Alshon Jeffery] because he doesn’t like something about … Continue reading

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